Autoimmune Disease with Cardiac Valves Involvement: Libman-Sacks Endocarditis

Eka Ginanjar, Yulianto Yulianto

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This case study aim to evaluate the response of steroid treatment for autoimmune endocarditis. Valvular heart disease is relatively rising in both congenital and acquired cases, but the autoimmune endocarditis remains rare. In this case, a 34 year old woman with clinical manifestation resembling systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is diagnosed with Libman-sacks Endocarditis. After six months of steroid treatment, her clinical manifestations and heart structure improved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)148-150
Number of pages3
JournalActa medica Indonesiana
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2017


  • Libman-sacks Endocarditis
  • Steroid
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus


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